Human Rights and Technology

Rights and tech project moves into new phase

So far, more than 100 experts and community leaders have told the Commission what the rise of new technologies, like artificial intelligence, mean for our human rights.The Human Rights & Technology Project is creating a reform framework to...
Thursday 4 October 2018
montage of 2017 human rights awards

Inspiring Stories of Human Rights

Be part of the excitement and emotion at the 2018 Human Rights Awards as we celebrate some of the people doing extraordinary human rights work in Australia.  Tickets are now on sale.Each year we recognise more than forty-five individuals and...
Wednesday 3 October 2018
Arthur Jeffrey with Cici Hong by Rose Connors Dance

Bridging age divides with art

What does life look like at 100?  Who are Sydney’s oldest residents? And what can they tell us about life and aging?On International Day of Older Persons, Age Discrimination Commissioner, Dr Kay Patterson, is proud to launch the exhibition ‘100: a...
Monday 1 October 2018
Artwork: ‘Many Tribes, One Community' by Wiradjuri Artist Uncle Paul Constable-Calcott

Disability Discrimination Commissioner explores disability in NT

Australia’s Disability Discrimination Commissioner, Alastair McEwin, is visiting the Northern Territory to explore the challenges faced by people with disability in remote and regional areas, in particular those experienced by people with disability...
Thursday 27 September 2018
National Inquiry into Sexual Harassment in Australian Workplaces

Consultations begin for the National Workplace Sexual Harassment Inquiry

On 12 September 2018, the Australian Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins released the 4th national workplace sexual harassment survey.The results of the survey will be used to inform the next stage of the National Inquiry into Workplace...
Tuesday 25 September 2018